Revealed! How many tickets Portsmouth have sold ahead of Sunderland clash

Portsmouth have only sold 800 of their 2,000 ticket allocation ahead of Saturday’s lunchtime kick-off at the Stadium of Light.

Wednesday, 14th August 2019, 11:16 am
Fratton Park, home of Portsmouth FC.

The League One clash is an early 12.30pm kick-off due to the game being on Sky so the dip in numbers is understandable given the Pompey fanbase face a 669-mile round-trip.

The two sides have done battle five times over the past year, home and away in the league, the Checkatrade Trophy final and two-leg play-off semi-final.

Pompey’s away allocation had already been cut from last season’s 3,000 for the April game after a smoke bomb was thrown into the home end of the stadium, leaving a supporter needing medical attention.

This led local council chiefs to recommend capping away tickets when Pompey came to town.

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And the Portsmouth News report only 800 tickets have been sold so far out of the reduced allocation.